John Robert Smith Jr.

  • "Happy father's day daddy . I miss you"
    - Johnny
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    - Johnny Smith
  • "Offering prayers for a fallen Airman."
    - Barry Jarreau
  • "My condolences to the Smith family. John and I, along with..."
    - Patrick Howard
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    - Joyce & Gary Ricks
Obituary

John Robert Smith, Jr, age 72 of St Francisville, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 12:53 a.m. at his home surrounded by his family after a bout with lung cancer. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Exxon Chemical with 33 years experience. He was a lover of music and all things sentient. John is survived by his wife, Sharon Tunnard Smith and recently celebrated their 51st anniversary. John is also survived by two daughters, Lavelle Marie Ilgenfritz and Kimberly Dawnne Smith; 2 sons and daughter-in-laws, John Wood Smith and wife Rubee Smith, Jason Robert Smith and wife Daisy Porter; grandchildren, Joshua Crawford, Erin Smith, Evan Smith, Ian Ilgenfritz and Piper Porter-Smith; a numerous amount of nieces and nephews and beloved lap dog, DD. John was preceded in death by his parents, John R Smith, Sr and Audrey Rayburn Smith; father and mother-in-law, John Wood Tunnard and Adeline Lejeune Tunnard; 2 brothers, Stephen Wayne Smith and Michael Ray Smith. No formal services will be held at the decedents request. A celebration of his life, however, will be held amongst family and close friends. Please send condolences to P.O. Box 1767 St. Francisville, La 70775
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2019
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